Tag: Middletown

Middletown Growth – Officials Talk About Town’s Future

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Middletown Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger said last week that his town is in a “unique position.” Throughout New Jersey, the issue of redevelopment is a constant...

August 10, 2017 | comments

Three New Senior Communities

By Alyssa Gautieri | Within the last six months, three senior living communities have announced they will plant stakes or open in Monmouth County. While in different stages of development, the...

August 9, 2017 | comments

Irish Classics on the Bill for MAC Show

By Mary Ann Bourbeau | MIDDLETOWN – Like so many other high school graduates, Emmet Cahill had planned on going to college. But that plan was scuttled when the popular Irish...

August 4, 2017 | comments

Vacant for a Decade, Route 35 Site Eyed for Daycare, Retail Center

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – The site of a long-vacant restaurant on Route 35 may be the next piece of township real estate headed for redevelopment. The Steak and...

July 9, 2017 | comments

Father and Son Offer Ice Cream and Old-Time Memories

By John Burton | MIDDLETOWN – It’s about the memories as much as the ice cream for Mark Hinlicky. “I have these memories etched in my mind, as a kid,...

July 7, 2017 | comments

Remembering Middletown’s Public Information Officer, Cindy Herrschaft

Contributed by Middletown Mayor Gerard P. Scharfenberger | On June 28, the Middletown Township family lost one of its beloved members, Public Information Officer (PIO) Cindy Herrschaft to cancer.  Cindy...

July 7, 2017 | comments

Government Transparency Reinforced By OPRA Decision

By Jay Cook | A state Supreme Court decision last week reaffirmed what many Sunshine Law advocates have known as gospel for years: email records are public records. After years...

July 4, 2017 | comments

Oceanic Bridge Study Rebooted

By John Burton RUMSON — It’s back to the drawing board, quite literally, for the Oceanic Bridge and its future. After years of discussion and scoping meetings conducted by various...

June 29, 2017 | comments

Middletown Teen Awarded ShopRite/Dove Scholarship

by Marie Soldo MIDDLETOWN – Three years ago in a Philadelphia hospital room filled with family and supportive get well cards, Emily Calabro was determined to win her fight against...

June 28, 2017 | comments

State Money Coming For Roadway Projects

Story and photos by Jay Cook AFTER THE HIGHLY-CONTESTED gas tax reinvigorated New Jersey’s depleted Transportation Trust Fund, local towns should soon see that money reinvested in their roadways. Gov....

June 27, 2017 | comments

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